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Richard Henry BAILEY

Regimental number64154
Date of birth9 June 1884
Place of birthCasterton, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressAnderson Street, Warracknabeal, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 8"
Weight166 lbs
Next of kinWife, Susan Maria Freedor Bailey, Anderson Street, Warracknabeal, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Royal Australian Garrison Artillery.
Enlistment date27 April 1918
Place of enlistmentWarracknabeal, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 9 April 1919
Discharge date28 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'City of Poona', 7 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 14 May 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 28 May 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAILEY Richard Henry

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